Dean Brown

Staff details

Position Researcher, Interaction Research Studio
Department Design
Email D.Brown (@gold.ac.uk)
Dean Brown

Dean Brown is a Scottish Designer based in London. He designs and makes objects,  installations and visitor experiences, with a​ dedication to understanding context, materials & process. His role in the Interaction Research Studio is to look for imaginative and meaningful ways to engage with technology through a considered approach to prototyping and form giving.

Alongside​ his own practice, Dean was a resident and senior consultant for Fabrica (2010-2014), a Design Research Centre based in Treviso, Italy. His work has been exhibited internationally at the Milan Furniture Fair, London Design Festival, the V&A, The Aram Gallery and Design Museum, London.

Publications

Design

Design: ProbeTools
Boucher, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Sheen, Andy; Vanis, Michail; Gaver, William and Matsuda, Naho. 2018. Design: ProbeTools.

Design: My Naturewatch Cameras
Gaver, William; Boucher, Andy; Vanis, Michail; Sheen, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Matsuda, Naho; Abbas-Nazari, Amina and Phillips, Robert. 2018. Design: My Naturewatch Cameras.

Show/Exhibition

My Naturewatch Cameras: 310 NewX Rd Exhibition
Gaver, William; Boucher, Andy; Vanis, Michail; Sheen, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Matsuda, Naho; Abbas-Nazari, Amina and Phillips, Robert. 2018. My Naturewatch Cameras: 310 NewX Rd Exhibition. In: "My Naturewatch Exhibition", New Cross, London, United Kingdom.

ProbeTools: Ace Hotel Exhibition
Boucher, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Sheen, Andy; Vanis, Michail; Gaver, William and Matsuda, Naho. 2018. ProbeTools: Ace Hotel Exhibition. In: "ProbeTools", Ace Hotel, Shoreditch, London, United Kingdom.

Conference or Workshop Item

My Naturewatch Workshop: At School Report, BBC STEM Careers Event, Bristol. November 2018
Gaver, William; Boucher, Andy; Vanis, Michail; Sheen, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Matsuda, Naho; Abbas-Nazari, Amina and Phillips, Robert. 2018. 'My Naturewatch Workshop: At School Report, BBC STEM Careers Event, Bristol. November 2018'. In: BBC STEM Careers Event, School Report. BBC Broadcasting House, Bristol, United Kingdom.

My Naturewatch Workshop: At School Report, BBC STEM Careers Event, London. October 2018
Gaver, William; Boucher, Andy; Vanis, Michail; Sheen, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Matsuda, Naho; Abbas-Nazari, Amina and Phillips, Robert. 2018. 'My Naturewatch Workshop: At School Report, BBC STEM Careers Event, London. October 2018'. In: BBC STEM Careers Event, School Report. BBC Broadcasting House, London, United Kingdom.

Build, Customise and Use your very own ProbeTools Camera
Boucher, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Sheen, Andy; Vanis, Michail; Gaver, William and Matsuda, Naho. 2018. 'Build, Customise and Use your very own ProbeTools Camera'. In: Ace Hotel Workshop. Ace Hotel, Shoreditch, London, United Kingdom 15 September 2018.

My Naturewatch Workshop: At School Report, BBC STEM Careers Event, London. July 2018
Gaver, William; Boucher, Andy; Vanis, Michail; Sheen, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Matsuda, Naho; Abbas-Nazari, Amina and Phillips, Robert. 2018. 'My Naturewatch Workshop: At School Report, BBC STEM Careers Event, London. July 2018'. In: BBC School Report. BBC Broadcasting House, London, United Kingdom.

My Naturewatch Workshop: At St Margaret's School
Gaver, William; Boucher, Andy; Vanis, Michail; Sheen, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Matsuda, Naho; Abbas-Nazari, Amina and Phillips, Robert. 2018. 'My Naturewatch Workshop: At St Margaret's School'. In: My Naturewatch Workshop: At St Margaret's School. St Margaret's School, London, United Kingdom.

Naturewatch Exhibit at Sussex Biological Recorders Seminar
Brown, Dean; Matsuda, Naho; Phillips, Robert and Abbas-Nazari, Amina. 2018. 'Naturewatch Exhibit at Sussex Biological Recorders Seminar'. In: Sussex Biological Recorders Seminar. Lindfield, United Kingdom.

Follow up to Naturewatch Cameras: Schumacher College
Brown, Dean; Phillips, Robert and Abbas-Nazari, Amina. 2018. 'Follow up to Naturewatch Cameras: Schumacher College'. In: Follow up to Naturewatch Cameras: Schumacher College. Totnes, United Kingdom.

Introduction to Naturewatch Cameras: Schumacher College
Brown, Dean; Phillips, Robert and Abbas-Nazari, Amina. 2017. 'Introduction to Naturewatch Cameras: Schumacher College'. In: Introduction to Naturewatch Cams: Schumacher College. Totnes, United Kingdom.

Follow up to Naturewatch Cameras: Lewes
Gaver, William; Boucher, Andy; Brown, Dean; Vanis, Michail; Phillips, Robert and Abbas-Nazari, Amina. 2017. 'Follow up to Naturewatch Cameras: Lewes'. In: Follow up to Naturewatch Cams: Lewes. Lewes, United Kingdom.

Follow up to Naturewatch Cameras: Sussex Wildlife Trust
Gaver, William; Boucher, Andy; Brown, Dean; Vanis, Michail; Phillips, Robert and Abbas-Nazari, Amina. 2017. 'Follow up to Naturewatch Cameras: Sussex Wildlife Trust'. In: Follow up to Naturewatch Cameras: Sussex Wildlife Trust. Sussex, United Kingdom.

Introduction to Naturewatch Cameras: Lewes
Gaver, William; Brown, Dean; Vanis, Michail; Boucher, Andy; Phillips, Robert and Abbas-Nazari, Amina. 2017. 'Introduction to Naturewatch Cameras: Lewes'. In: Introduction to Naturewatch Cameras: Railway Land Wildlife Trust. Lewes, United Kingdom.

Introduction to Naturewatch Cameras: Sussex Wildlife Trust
Gaver, William; Boucher, Andy; Brown, Dean; Phillips, Robert and Abbas-Nazari, Amina. 2017. 'Introduction to Naturewatch Cameras: Sussex Wildlife Trust'. In: Introduction to Naturewatch Cameras: Sussex Wildlife Trust. Sussex, United Kingdom.

Diversity in Objects and Outcomes Workshop
Boucher, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Sheen, Andy; Vanis, Michail; Gaver, William and Matsuda, Naho. 2016. 'Diversity in Objects and Outcomes Workshop'. In: CHI 2016. San Jose, California, United States 7 - 12 May 2016.

Article

My Naturewatch Camera: Disseminating Practice Research with a Cheap and Easy DIY Design
Gaver, William; Boucher, Andy; Vanis, Michail; Sheen, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Matsuda, Naho; Abbas-Nazari, Amina and Phillips, Robert. 2019. My Naturewatch Camera: Disseminating Practice Research with a Cheap and Easy DIY Design. Proceedings of CHI 2019, May 4–9, 2019, Glasgow, Scotland UK,

ProbeTools: Unconventional cameras and audio devices for user research
Boucher, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Sheen, Andy; Vanis, Michail; Gaver, William and Matsuda, Naho. 2018. ProbeTools: Unconventional cameras and audio devices for user research. Interactions, ISSN 0927-3360

TaskCam: Designing and Testing an Open Tool for Cultural Probes Studies
Boucher, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Sheen, Andy; Vanis, Mike; Odom, William; Oogjes, Doenja and Gaver, William. 2018. TaskCam: Designing and Testing an Open Tool for Cultural Probes Studies. CHI '18 Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems,

TaskCam
Boucher, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Sheen, Andy; Vanis, Mike and Gaver, William. 2018. TaskCam. CHI EA '18 Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems(D111),

Broadcast

My Naturewatch Camera: Springwatch Broadcast June 2018
Gaver, William; Boucher, Andy; Vanis, Michail; Sheen, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Matsuda, Naho; Abbas-Nazari, Amina and Robert, Phillips. 2018. My Naturewatch Camera: Springwatch Broadcast June 2018.

Digital

My Naturewatch Cameras Website
Gaver, William; Boucher, Andy; Vanis, Michail; Sheen, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Matsuda, Naho; Abbas-Nazari, Amina and Phillips, Robert. 2018. My Naturewatch Cameras Website.

Project

Project: ProbeTools
Boucher, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Sheen, Andy; Vanis, Michail; Gaver, William and Matsuda, Naho. 2018. Project: ProbeTools.

Project: My Naturewatch Cameras
Gaver, William; Boucher, Andy; Vanis, Michail; Sheen, Andy; Brown, Dean; Ovalle, Liliana; Matsuda, Naho; Abbas-Nazari, Amina and Phillips, Robert. 2018. Project: My Naturewatch Cameras.

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